The baseball team lost both games of a doubleheader against Bethany Lutheran at U.S. Bank Stadium on March 25. The rst game ended af- ter six and a half innings, nal score 10-2. The second game went a full nine innings, nal score of 4-3. Brandon Scott had four RBIs on the day, with one in the rst game and three in the second. Grant Payne had the Rams’ other RBI. Bryce Riege pitched all six innings of the rst game, surrendering 10 runs (eight earned) on 11 hits, with four walks and two strikeouts. Blazsen Ferreira pitched the entire nine innings of the sec- ond game, giving up four runs (two earned) on seven hits, seven walks and three strikeouts.
The softball team played four games against Finlandia over the March 24 weekend, losing all four by a combined score of 70-11. Errors plagued the Rams over the course of the weekend, with 18 committed between the four games. Nora Sullivan, Abbey Erzberger and Amanda Roth each had two RBIs, with one of Roth’s coming from a home run. Kylee Bommers- bach added an RBI. Roth had a busy weekend from the mound as well, facing 132 batters in 18.1 innings pitched. Roth’s only relief was Bom- mersbach, who pitched 2.2 innings and faced 30 batters.
The lacrosse team remains winless in its inaugural season, but is show- ing signs of improvement as the season goes on, losing to Northwestern 6-4 on March 24. Tim Dokken scored 3 unassisted goals for the Rams. Jake Nelson rounded out the scoring with another unassisted goal. Paul Mellendorf recorded 12 saves at goalie.
The tennis team lost a home meet against Martin Luther 8-1. The Rams’ lone win came in a doubles match, in which North Central’s Esther Leung and Jalia Cappelli defeated Martin Luther’s Ella Loersch and Anastasia Bornschlegl, 8-3.
TRACK AND FIELD
Neither men’s or women’s track and field competed in the month of March. The next scheduled meet for both teams is the Hamline Invitational on April 1.